White Ink Tattoo Removal?

Hi! I have a tattoo that is mostly black, but has some white on the tips. How does removal of the white pieces work? Can I ask the specialist not to laser those pieces? I am very pale so those pieces can not be seen very well as it is.

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Removal of white tattoo ink.

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Laser treatment of white ink can lead to darkening of the ink. White ink is usually contains zinc oxide or titanium which will oxidize when treated with a laser and turn black. I think it would be wise to ask the laser tech to avoid those areas or perform a test spot on them. Hope this helps.

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